Millbrook Barn—Colebrook—$825,000

Masterful 2006 conversion of a 1780 chestnut barn with 16’ x 42’ pool and two-car barn/garage on 5 natural, groomed acres. Original, exposed chestnut posts and beams, high ceilings, plaster walls, French limestone floors throughout first floor and in lower living area, fantastic kitchen, fireplace in the living/dining room , open plan living space on the first floor and the master bedroom is on the first floor.  2,600 square feet of living area on 3 levels. 3-5 bedrooms, 3 full baths.  Full walk-out basement with masses of storage and workshop space. Solar panels, automatic generator, full AC and radiant heat.  Clean as a whistle.  Privately sited away from the lightly traveled town road with old specimen trees, blueberry and currant bushes and sunny pool site.

Contact us by email or call (860-542-5020) for an appointment to view Millbrook Barn.

Age: 1780/total conversion in 2006 Style: Converted antique barn
Size: 2,600 SF (agent) Fireplaces: 1
Bedrooms: 3 – 5 Baths: 3 full plus outdoor shower.
Electricity: 200 Amps, circuit breakers.  Solar rental is $88/month with 25-year guarantee.  Monthly bills are minimal in winter and more in summer if air conditioning is used. Heat: Oil-fired Viessman boiler with multiple zones. Radiant heat.
Roof: Asphalt shingle “cold” roof.  2006 Siding: Stained wood siding.
Windows: Marvin prairie-style thermal pane. Outdoor shower: On south exterior wall
Septic: Yes.  Pumped regularly by Russ. Well: Yes.  Shared.
Internet: Yes. Alarm: No
AC: Main floor and basement. Propane tank: Buried 500-gallon tank.  For furnace, generator and kitchen range.
Vacuum: Whole house. Basement: Full. Walk-out.
Land: 5 acres. Taxes: $8,170 (2020)

General Information

Entry porch and foyer: Covered entry porch: 6’ x 7’.  Stone steps, granite floor, barnboard siding.  Able to be enclosed by large sliding barn doors.  Glass door into foyer with limestone floor, 8’ ceiling, exposed fieldstone chimney and original posts and beams.  Open stairs up to second floor.
Living/dining room: 22’ x 22’.   Rumford fireplace, 10 ½’ ceiling, posts and beams, limestone floor.  Stairs down to lower level
Kitchen: 13’ x 24’.  Soap stone and orbicular granite counter tops, dual fuel Wolf range with hood, Bosche dishwasher, stainless steel fridge, Shaw’s Farmhouse sink, bar sink, hand-made wood cabinets from antique wood, limestone floor, book shelves, some open shelving, breakfast area, two skylights, sliding glass doors to deck.
Deck: 10’ x 22’. 
Den: 12’ x 12’.  Pocket door, bookshelves.  Can double as a guest bedroom.
Master bedroom: 12’ x 15 ½’.   Off hall from foyer.  Hall has multiple closets.  2 closets in the bedroom.
Master bath: 7 ½’ x 9’ Two stone bowl sinks, wood vanity, tiled shower with Roman tub, fan. 
2nd floor: 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, office/sitting room all flow off an open hallway with railing. Original wide board floors and ceilings.  Whole house fan.
Bedroom: 12’ x 12’.  Handmade stairs form a closet and lead to a kid’s loft.  2 skylights.
Bedroom: 15’ x 12’.  2 skylights, closet. 
Full bath: 7’ x 7’.   Walk in, tiled shower with glass door, wood vanity.
Office/den: 14’ x 14’.   Wide board floor, bookshelves with secret storage behind.  
Lower Level: Stairs from living area with bookshelves along the way.  Radiant heat.
Study/Bedroom: 12’ x 17’.   Walk out to side yard and outdoor shower.  Windows, limestone floor.  15’ x 9’ closet used as a large storage pantry with extra fridge and shelving.
Full Bath: 7’ x 9’.  Tiled steam shower, fan, pedestal sink. Window, limestone floor.
Laundry room: 8’ x 7’.  Sink, washing machine and dryer.  Closet for storage and AC system. 
Basement: 28’ x 15’.  Workshop.  Double sink. Painted concrete floor, window(s), additional large closet with water pressure tank: 12’ x 9’.  
Basement: 28’ x 11’.  Painted concrete floor.  Furnace and its related instruments. Electric panels with surge protection.  Used partially as an exercise room.  Double doors to ground level.
Barn/garage: Potting and woodshed, 2 garage bays, workshop area, stairs up to storage level above.  Solar panels.  New siding.
Pool: 16’ x 42’.  Pool with simple stone border surrounded by grass. Salt system.  Unheated. 
Little pool house: Refurbished chicken shed.  One room for the pool works and another is a changing room.
Land: 5 acres of largely open land with massive stone walls and specimen trees.  Shared driveway with an early farmhouse that the owner plans to keep and live in for a while.